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2020-2021 Teacher of the Year – Mrs. O’Neal

Michelle O'Neal Teacher of the YearMichelle O’Neal is committed to providing all faculty and staff with a strong technology foundation. With a great passion for teaching  technology, O’Neal works hard to ensure our faculty and staff understand how to integrate technology with core subject areas to promote critical thinking in students. She received her teaching license from Old Dominion University, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh.  After five years as an elementary teacher in Chesapeake Public Schools, she transitioned to our Technology Integration Specialist, where she works with a group of amazing and creative teachers.

Option 1- On-Campus Continuum Update!

Families who selected option 1, the On-Campus Continuum, should review all of the information outlined in the slide deck below. This information includes checklists families should complete now and other important health and safety protocols families should incorporate into their daily school routine.

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Transportation Information

If your student will not ride a school bus to school, please adhere to this student drop off/pick up plan:

       (AM Drop-off)

  • Bus riders, day care vans, and students brought to school by parents will be greeted by a staff member and enter through the front entrance.
  • Only buses are allowed to enter through the bus ramp.
  • Students being dropped off by parents, will drive through the teacher parking lot.  Please do not allow students to exit the car until greeted by a staff member. 
  • Due to Covid restrictions, parents are prohibited to enter the building without an appointment.

       (PM Pick-up)

  • Parent pick-up will start at 1:50. We ask that parents drive through the circular loop at the end of the building.  Parent will be given a number to display in their car and a staff member will bring paired student(s) to the car.  Parents are not to exit the car. 
  • Bus riders and day care riders will dismiss through the front entrance.
  • Due to Covid restrictions, parents are prohibited to enter the building without an appointment.


*If a change is needed for student dismissal, written notification must be received no later than 11:30 am.  No phone calls will be accepted.  We ask that you send written notification via a written note or email the teacher or one of the secretaries.

Please Welcome Our New Principal, Anthony Perry

Anthony Perry


On behalf of our entire staff, I would like to welcome our new principal, Mr. Anthony Perry.

Thurgood Marshall Elementary (TME) has a longstanding tradition of excellence. Our administration and staff is committed to providing a safe learning experience geared toward student success.

At TME, we provide engaging learning activities which enable our students to become life-long learners. Our staff and administration are committed to ensuring that our students develop the tools to succeed and learn the skills necessary to be positive, responsible contributors to the community. At TME, Together we will Meet Excellence!